Monthly Archives: April 2020

A personal message from EH&A Founder and President Eric Hall We are in our 6th week of sheltering in place, and the 5th consecutive week of schools closed, due to the pandemic (really? Wow!). I continue to offer you my support and my thoughts on the impacts of the pandemic on our colleagues and clients….

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Much has changed since Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-25-20. Accordingly, Brown Act and Bagley-Keene Act requirements have been further loosened by subsequent Executive Order N-29-20, issued on March 17, 2020, which no longer requires that a physical location be made available for members of the public to observe the meeting and offer public comment….

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The pot of invested money used to pay for hundreds of thousands of California public employee pensions has shrunk by $69 billion as coronavirus has squeezed global markets. The California Public Employees’ Retirement System’s fund balance stood about $335 billion Thursday, down from a record high of $404 billion one month ago, according to CalPERS…

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The Vista Virtual School learning environment launched on Monday, April 6th. Click here for a video where you will hear from Vista Unified teachers, principals, staff, and school board members. They will share about the preparation taking place for the Vista Virtual School, the technology and tools available to students across the district, social/emotional supports…

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Hopefully, not the landfill. Taxpayers don’t like seeing usable furnishings thrown away, but what do you do with the thousands of pieces of legacy furniture replaced during bond refurbishment projects? Its resale value is almost zero and district warehouses can’t accommodate such high volumes. The only sustainable alternative is charitable donation. That’s where IRN comes…

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As 2020 kicked off, the U.S. job market was the strongest in 50 years, and the economy had seen a record 113-month streak of job creation. Across industries, demand for talent was booming. Then, nearly overnight, our world—and the job market with it—suddenly and wrenchingly changed. Click here for the full article…